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Sep 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the passing of former Goldsboro Mayor and friend, Lawrence Cobin “Chuck” Allen:

Sep 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the passage of the Committee on Energy and Commerce’s portion of the House Budget Reconciliation Package and Biden Administration’s Build Back Better Act:

Sep 9, 2021 Press Release

WILSON, N.C. — Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on the passing of longtime Goldsboro dentist and friend, Dr. Orlando Richard Stovall, Jr.:

Aug 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Congressman G. K. Butterfield, along with Congressman Steven Horsford reintroduced H.R. 4871, the Expanding Broadcast Opportunities Act of 2021.  The bill will promote diversity of ownership in the broadcast industry by reestablishing the Minority Tax Certificate Program at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Jul 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.

Jul 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), released the following statement on President Biden’s nomination of North Carolina-native and current Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Erik A. Hooks, to serve as the Deputy Administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA):

Jul 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Congressman John Joyce, M.D.

Jul 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3684, the INVEST in America Act:

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In The News

Jan 16, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield has been reappointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the congressman’s office announced Tuesday.

Jan 9, 2019 In The News

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield presided over the House of Representatives on Tuesday, hours before President Donald Trump addressed the nation about the need for a border wall.

Jan 8, 2019 In The News

Just three days into the 116th Congress, an honor for First District Democratic Congressman G.K. Butterfield. He was selected to be Speaker Pro Tempore for the day, and managed debate on the house floor.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Congress is in day two of its new session, split along partisan lines and grappling with a partial government shutdown.

Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) takes on a new leadership role in the now democratically-controlled House of Representatives this year.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

Friday, January 4, 2019

The lead up to Thursday’s first day of the 116th Congress saw various senators and representatives pledging to accept no pay while federal employees remain furloughed.

North Carolina’s 1st Congressional District representative said his focus is on getting people back to work.

Jan 3, 2019 In The News

Industry players were lining up to welcome a full complement of FCC commissioners after the Senate voted to confirm FCC commissioner Brendan Carr to a new, five-year, term and to seat Democrat Geoffrey Starks.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNCT) - A Congressman from the East is set to become the next Chief Deputy Whip.

Representative G.K. Butterfield has been tapped for the senior level leadership role for next years Congress.

Butterfield, representing North Carolina's 1st Congressional District, will become the first Democrat from North Carolina to serve in this role.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

A recently re-elected congressman whose district includes Rocky Mount has been tapped for a leadership position.

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-1st District, will serve as chief deputy whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Congressman G. K. Butterfield has been appointed by House Majority Whip-Elect James E. Clyburn to serve as Chief Deputy Whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 17, 2018 In The News

EASTERN CAROLINA, NC (WITN) Long time North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield will be busy drumming up support for legislative priorities.

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